St. Matthew Cathedral School awarded grant

From left, Jo Ann Palmer, title director/librarian; Father Terry Fisher, pastor; and Sister Gianna Marie, principal; receive a $15,000 technology grant from Jeff Gangloff, director, Views of Learning Inc.

St. Matthew Cathedral School, South Bend, was awarded this fall a $15,000 grant from Views on Learning Inc. that will provide eight 65-inch Smart HD TVs, eight Apple TVs and associated mounts and hardware.

The acquisition offers the school an exciting new dynamic approach to classroom instruction by integrating television with technology to create more engaged learning environments. The pilot project will demonstrate the impact this type of technology has upon student learning, while also providing informed data to help determine its expansion into all classrooms.

Views on Learning Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational philanthropic organization that holds FCC Educational Broadband Service licenses in 24 markets across the United States and is based in Mishawaka. It was established to provide Educational Broadband Service schools with distance education opportunities and wireless Internet access to improve student learning.

In addition, St. Matthew Cathedral School will also receive mobile hotspots to access the EBS wireless Internet spectrum, and it will be granted access to the Lifesize Cloud video conferencing system.

Views on Learning Inc. will award K-12 schools, public and private, $250,000 in grants each school year for the purchase of technology that enhances student learning. For more information, visit the Views on Learning Inc. website at http://www.viewsonlearning.org.

 

Posted on September 28, 2016, to: